The GEMSC represents a breadth of programs focused on the USGS mission; the Energy Resources Program, Mineral Resources Program, National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program, and Environmental Health Programs. GEMSC conducts comprehensive, interdisciplinary research and surveys of the origin, occurrence, distribution, quantity, and composition of oil, gas, coal, minerals, and associated deposits.
GEMSC is located at the USGS National Center in Reston, Virginia
• Over 100 employees
• Interdisciplinary diverse staff
• Support of postdoctoral and international scholars, emeritus scientists, contractors, and volunteers
• Federal, State, academic and research institution collaborations
• 21 research laboratories